Trishia is a leadership development coach and facilitator. Her welcoming and forthright approach empowers clients to identify their blocks and gain focus toward transformative change. Her coaching foundation is built on owning your story, embarking on a commitment to action and accountability, and finding your voice. As a coach, she works with leaders from a wide range of industries, including but not limited to healthcare, academia, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, and digital technology.
Trishia believes that leadership is the ability of choice. By using a flexible and collaborative approach, she masterfully guides clients through the process of heightened self-awareness and clarity of purpose. With this ability, clients are enabled to drive organizational effectiveness through productive relationship building, enhanced communication skills, confident presence, and proactive self-advocacy. Trishia will call on hidden strengths and inner motivations to inspire strategic change. Action-oriented tools help optimize clients’ leadership potential and performance.
Previously, Trishia was Chief of Staff to the presidents of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Wheaton College, MA where she navigated the complexities of contrasting organizational structures tasked to address challenges of ever-changing landscapes. In this role, she successfully collaborated with multi-departmental committees to facilitate recruitment for faculty. She gained extensive exposure to C-suite, high-level administration and governance by serving as the primary liaison to the Board of Trustees and maintaining strong relationships with external partners. She also led the central coordination of a wide-ranging set of responsibilities in the Office of the President and her expanded portfolio included providing sound advice to executive leadership and managing competing priorities.
She held other leadership roles in Simmons College and WGBH Educational Foundation in Boston and was the president of the International Coaching Federation New England Chapter (ICFNE) in 2017-2019. As an immigrant, a stay-at home mother of a child with challenges, and a thriving self-directed leader for over 25 years, Trishia believes coaching is a lifestyle and a culmination of a diverse set of experiences. Her story inspires her advocacy for coaching leaders of color and multi-ethnic backgrounds.